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Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Left Behind

Who consumed the pepsi from this late 1950's/early 1960's tin pepsi can found during the initial grading at the Pacific Cannery Lofts. The Cannery, after 25 years of operation, closed during the depression so this can did not quench the thirst of one of the many ethnically diverse cannery workers employed by Cannery Founder Lew Hing. Mystery unsolved....see if the phrases below bring back any memories.

Pepsi Phrases

The Pepsi marketing phrase has also changed many times. The marketing folks at the company felt free to invent new phrases whenever they thought the public would be receptive to the change.

1909-1939: Delicious and Healthful
1939-1950: Twice As Much For A Nickel Too
1950-1963: The Light Refreshment
1953-1961: Be Sociable
1961-1963: Now It's Pepsi For Those Who Think Young
1963-1967: Come Alive! You're In The Pepsi Generation
1967-1969: Taste That Beats The Others Cold
1969-1973: You've Got A Lot To Live, Pepsi's Got A Lot To Give
1973-1975: Join The Pepsi People Feelin' Free
1975-1978: Have A Pepsi Day
1978-1981: Catch That Pepsi Spirit
1981-1982: Pepsi's Got Your Taste For Life!
1983-1983: Pepsi Now!
1984-now: Pepsi, The Choice Of A New Generation

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